Darren Flavelle

ATS Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Arts - Linguistics Dept
Community Projects Coordinator, Faculty of Arts - Linguistics Dept

Contact

ATS Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Arts - Linguistics Dept
Email
dflavell@ualberta.ca

Community Projects Coordinator, Faculty of Arts - Linguistics Dept
Email
dflavell@ualberta.ca

Courses

LING 111 - Intro to Linguistic Analysis for Language Revitalization

Central concepts of linguistics: linguistic categories and structure (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics) with special attention to Canadian Indigenous languages. Restricted to CILLDI program students. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in LING 101.


LING 211 - Phonetics of Indigenous Languages

Recognizing, transcribing, and producing speech sounds using the International Phonetic Alphabet; problems in phonetic analysis; elementary acoustic phonetics; techniques for describing the sound system of Canadian Indigenous languages. Prerequisite: LING 101 or 111. Restricted to CILLDI program students. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in LING 205.


LING 212 - Morphosyntax of Indigenous Languages

Morphological structure and meaning in Canadian Indigenous languages, including how best to represent lexical meaning and form in a dictionary, how new words might be coined, and how these languages with their complex morphology and verb systems might be taught to adult learners. Prerequisite: LING 101 or LING 111. Restricted to CILLDI program students. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in LING 308 or 309.


LING 213 - Sentence and Discourse Patterns of Indigenous Languages

Types of sentence and discourse patterns in Canadian Indigenous languages; attention to real language use across different genres (e.g. traditional stories, conversation, personal narratives, oratory and ceremony) so that CLC students can go on to collect and transcribe samples of language in context rather than word lists or sentences in isolation. Prerequisite: LING 101 or LING 111. Restricted to CILLDI program students. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in LING 308 or 309.


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